Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:44:10 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez (hand) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in his return to the lineup against the Cleveland Indians Saturday, Sept. 21. He had been struck on the left hand by a pitch from CL Chris Perez Thursday, Sept. 19, causing him to miss the game Friday, Sept. 20.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:36:01 -0700
The Houston Astros recalled OF Marc Krauss from Triple-A Oklahoma City Wednesday, Sept. 4. C Jason Castro (knee) has a sore knee, OF Robbie Grossman (oblique) is dealing with a strained right oblique and 3B Matt Dominguez (illness) is sick. Krauss is starting as the designated hitter Wednesday. Castro had a cyst in his knee drained Tuesday, Sept. 3, and is a few days away from returning.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 13:48:40 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez (illness) is not in the lineup Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:55:33 -0700
The Houston Astros recalled 1B Brett Wallace from the minors Tuesday, June 25.
Fantasy Tip: Wallace turned things around at Triple-A Oklahoma City, hitting .326 with 16 doubles, 11 home runs and 37 RBIs in 59 games after struggling earlier this year in seven games with Houston (.042/.115/.042). Wallace can also play third base and could platoon with slumping Matt Dominguez at the hot corner. Consider Wallace in AL-only leagues.
Wed, 22 May 2013 13:46:38 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez (quadriceps) will not play Wednesday, May 22, due to a minor quadriceps injury.
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:44:06 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez (elbow) underwent X-rays on his elbow and won't play Monday, April 22. The X-rays showed no break, though, and he could return Tuesday, April 23.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:30:32 -0700
Houston Astros SPs Brad Peacock and Alex White, RP Xavier Cedeno, INF Matt Dominguez, C Carlos Corporan and OFs Justin Maxwell, Brandon Barnes, Chris Carter and Fernando Martinez were told that they have made the roster. Ps Jose Valdez and Kevin Chapman, INFs Brandon Laird and Jose Martinez and C Rene Garcia will be sent to the minors. P Chia-Jen Lo was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 11:35:38 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez frequently relied on his bat speed early in his career, and with the help of hitting coach John Mallee, Dominguez has learned to use his lower half more to produce more power. Mallee worked with Dominguez when he was with the Miami Marlins, and he started working with him when he was 17 years old. Dominguez is the favorite to win the starting job at third base this year.
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 06:46:26 -0800
Houston Astros manager Bo Porter said 3B Matt Dominguez is good enough defensively to win 10 Gold Gloves.
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:23:04 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez (illness) was a late scratch Monday, Sept. 24, against the St. Louis Cardinals due to a stomach virus.